Temporary Forklift Operator in Medway, ME at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/25/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Medway, ME
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

Hours will be 7:00 AM-3:30 PM Mon-Fri with unlimited OT during the busy season.

All Scotts Miracle-Gro facilities in Maine are Drug Free and Nicotine Free Sites and the use of all Illicit Drugs and Nicotine products onsite are strictly Prohibited.

Temporary Forklift Position is responsible for the operation of heavy machinery to safely move product load around the facility.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to drive a forklift.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment.
  • Ability to sit for long periods- Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to read and write English and/or be able to follow instructions.


  • Performs a safety check of the forklift to ensure it is safe to operate. Checks fluid levels.
  • For oil, water and fuel before operating the lift.
  • Ensures the packaging lines have empty pallets available and informs the supervisor of the pallet inventory.
  • Removes palletized bags from the production lines and places them on the stretch-wrapper Operates the stretch-wrapper and changes the stretch film as required.
  • Place palletized bags in inventory and ensuring they are located in the proper rows storing them neatly without damaging other inventory.
  • Actively participates in plant cleanliness by restacking, picking-up trash and debris, and washing their equipment.
  • Reads the BOLs and places the correct quantity and SKU on the carrier’s trucks in a safe and efficient manner. Any changes to the BOLs must be communicated to the Dispatcher and or office personnel.
  • Performs physical inventory counts of finished goods as required
  • Meets quality and quantity standards.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the forklift and maintaining fluid levels.

Schedule and Pay Rate
1st Shift - 7:00 AM-3:00PM Mon-Fri

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law


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